Excrescent

Definition of Excrescent

Ex`cres´cent
a.1.Growing out in an abnormal or morbid manner or as a superfluity.
Expunge the whole, or lip the excrescent parts.
- Pope.
Excrescent letter
(Philol.) a letter which has been added to a root; as, the d in alder (AS. alr) is an excrescent letter.

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